Systemd Now Supports The RISC-V CPU Architecture
Written by Michael Larabel in RISC-V on 7 October 2016 at 10:28 AM EDT. 12 Comments
For those fond of the open and free RISC-V instruction set architecture, the basic changes have been made so systemd now supports this CPU architecture.

The basic changes to systemd have landed for supporting systemd on RISC-V. The changes are rather minimal and basically come down to identifying the RISC-V 32-bit and 64-bit variants.

This work was done by Richard Jones who has been bringing up Fedora on RISC-V and now is making use of systemd on the Fedora RISC-V images.

Hopefully we'll be seeing more RISC-V hardware in 2017 -- and hopefully we'll see mainline RISC-V GCC support, which is reportedly blocked by UC Berkeley lawyers.
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